Pravin Khemani, M.D.
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Pravin Khemani, M.D.

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550 17th Avenue, Suite 540

550 17th Avenue, Suite 540, Seattle, WA 98122

Swedish Neuroscience Specialists - Movement Disorders
550 17th Avenue, Suite 540
Seattle, WA 98122
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Speaks: English

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About Pravin Khemani

Movement disorders are most effectively treated by adopting a multidisciplinary approach and closely collaborating with the patient, the family and other caregivers. Every member of the clinical team is invaluable in delivering high-quality, high-value care to patients and their families.
Medical School

Wayne State University


Oakwood Hospital


University of Texas


Stanford University Medical Center


University of Texas

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • Autonomic dysfunction and management in Handbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fourth Edition. Edited by Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons (with Richard B. Dewey, Jr, M.D., and Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., PhD.).
  • Rosenberg R. N., Khemani P. The Inherited Ataxias. In: Rosenberg R.N., Pascual J. M., eds. Rosenberg’s Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease, Fifth Edition. Massachusetts: Academic Press. 2014, 2018
  • Adult onset cerebellar ataxia-a review. Broca’s area. Texas Neurological society. December 2012.
  • Khemani, M.D. Overview of Adult Onset Cerebellar Ataxia. Practical Neurology March/April 2013.
  • Sharma, V.D., Bona, A.R., Mantovani, A., Miocinovic, S, Khemani, P., Goldberg, M., Foote, K., Whitworth, A.L., Chitnis, S., Okun, M. Cystic lesions as a rare complication of deep brain stimulation. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 16 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mdc3.12230
  • Freifeld Y, Kapur P, Chitkara R, Lee F, Khemani P, Bagrodia A. Metastatic “burned out” seminoma causing neurological paraneoplastic syndrome-not quite “burned out.”Front Neurol. 2018 Jan 30;9:20. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00020.
  • Orengo JP, Khemani P, Day JW, Li J, Siskind CE. Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 4J with complex central nervous system features. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2018 Jan 22;5(2):222-225. doi: 10.1002/acn3.525.
  • Dubey D, Khemani P, Remster E, Elliott, JL. Gradually Progressive spastic ataxia in a young man: steadily unsteady. JAMA Neurol. 2016 Dec 12. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.1581
  • Samudra, N, Patel, N, Womack, KB, Khemani P, Chitnis S. Psychosis in Parkinson Disease: A Review of Etiology, Phenomenology, and Management. Drugs Aging. 2016 Dec; 33(12):855-863
  • Dewey RB 3rd, O'Suilleabhain PE, Sanghera M, Patel N, Khemani P, et. al. Developing a deep brain stimulation neuromodulation network for Parkinson disease, essential tremor and dystonia. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 6;11(10):e0164154. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164154. eCollection 2016.
  • Khemani, P., Dewey, R.B. Jr. Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus: taking the ouch out of Parkinson Disease. JAMA Neurol. 2015 May; 72(5):499-500
  • Dubey, D., Sawhney, A., Greenberg, B., Lowden, A., Warnack, W., Khemani, P., Stuve, O., Vernino, S. The Spectrum of autoimmune encephalopathies. J Neuroimmunology. 2015 Aug; 287:93-97
  • Miocinovic, S, Khemani, P, et al. Outcomes, management, and potential mechanisms of interleaving deep brain stimulation settings. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 2014 Dec; 20(12):1434-7
  • Dewey, D.C., Miocinovic, S, M.D., Ph.D., Bernstein, I., Ph.D., Khemani, P., M.D., Dewey, III, R.B., M.D., Querry, R., Ph.D., Chitnis, S.C., M.D., Ph.D., Dewey, Jr., R., B.S., Automated gait and balance parameters diagnose and correlate with severity in Parkinson’s Disease. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Oct 15; 345(1-2): 131-8
  • Long-term Study-1. NINDS NET PD Investigators. Mov Disord. 2012 Oct; 27 (12):1513- 21
Swedish Neuroscience Specialists - Movement Disorders
550 17th Avenue, Suite 540
Seattle, WA 98122
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Outside of work, Dr. Khemani's interests inlcude hiking, exploring wildlife parks, reading, movies, advocacy and listening to public radio.

Clinical Interests

  • Ataxia
  • Blepharospasm
  • Botox For Dystonia
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Chorea
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dystonia
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease (Pd)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tremor
  • Virtual Care